Violence marks Day 30 of Gorkhaland protests: Army deployed in key areas [Photos]

The Gorkhaland agitation and the indefinite bandh entered its 30th day on Friday

FP Staff July 14, 2017 14:13:40 IST
The indefinite bandh called over the Gorkhaland agitation entered its 30th day on Friday. Supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha took out a massive rally and raised slogans to demand for a separate state during a protest in Kalimpong in West Bengal. PTI
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The indefinite bandh called over the Gorkhaland agitation entered its 30th day on Friday. Supporters of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha took out a massive rally and raised slogans to demand for a separate state during a protest in Kalimpong in West Bengal. PTI
On Thursday, GJM supporters burned a railway station in Gayabari area of Kurseong, a police outpost in Sukhiapokhri, and a state-run library in Mirik sub-divison. PTI
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On Thursday, GJM supporters burned a railway station in Gayabari area of Kurseong, a police outpost in Sukhiapokhri, and a state-run library in Mirik sub-divison. PTI
GJM supporters celebrated the birth anniversary of Nepali poet Bhanubhakta Acharya as 'Gorkha Jaati Ekta Diwas' and took out rallies carrying placards in favour of separate state of Gorkhaland. PTI
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GJM supporters celebrated the birth anniversary of Nepali poet Bhanubhakta Acharya as 'Gorkha Jaati Ekta Diwas' and took out rallies carrying placards in favour of separate state of Gorkhaland. PTI
The GJM has claimed that eight of its supporters have been killed in the violence, which peaked after the Mamata Banerjee government decided to make Bengali language compulsory in schools. PTI
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The GJM has claimed that eight of its supporters have been killed in the violence, which peaked after the Mamata Banerjee government decided to make Bengali language compulsory in schools. PTI
The army continues to be deployed in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sonada. Vigil has been increased outside all police stations, camps and outposts to prevent attacks by pro-Gorkhaland supporters. PTI
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The army continues to be deployed in Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Sonada. Vigil has been increased outside all police stations, camps and outposts to prevent attacks by pro-Gorkhaland supporters. PTI